Ancestry.com. West Virginia History, Vol. 3 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000.Original data: Miller, Thomas Condit . West Virginia History. Vol. 3. New York, NY, USA: Lewis Historical Publishing Co., 1913.
Home to over 1.2 million people in 1910, West Virginia was created in the ashes of the American Civil War. This database is the third of three volumes covering the history of the state, originally published in 1913. Beginning with the earliest explorers to the region, it provides a detailed account of the state's development. Additionally, it contains biographical sketches of important residents. Of particular use to the researcher are these brief histories and genealogies. Names of ancestors and descendants are included in many entries, making this an invaluable tool for the researcher whose ancestors lived in West Virginia.